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Table 1 Urinary and anal incontinence before 1st pregnancy and 27 months after childbirth.

From: What harm does a second delivery to the pelvic floor?

  before 1st pregnancy (n = 49) Group A (n = 39) p-value before 1st pregnancy vs. A Group B (n = 10) p-value before 1st pregnancy vs. B p-value A vs. B
SUI 0 (0.0%) 11 (28.2%) 0.0003* 5 (50.0%) 0.0001 + 0.35
OAB 0 (0.0%) 12 (30.8%) 0.0001* 3 (30.0%) 0.002 + 0.74
Anal incontinence 7 (14.3%) 14 (35.9%) 0.03* 4 (40.0%) 0.014 + 0.89
  1. SUI - Stress Urinary Incontinence, OAB - Overactive Bladder, * χ2 significant with p < .05, before 1st pregnancy vs. 27months after childbirth (group A: without second delivery); +χ2 significant with p < .05, before 1st pregnancy vs. 27 months after childbirth (group B: with second delivery)